"Combining accountability and help is the smart, evidence-based response; punishment alone, without rehabilitation and hope, is a dead end." Phil Bowen reflects on the Centre's conference on problem-solving justice.
- This is a guide to problem-solving court practice in the United Kingdom
- This toolkit is for court practitioners seeking to improve court users’ perceptions of the fairness of court processes.
- This research seeks to understand how to effectively work with perpetrators of domestic abuse, by focusing on Family Drug and Alcohol Courts
- This paper sets out an evidence-led framework for diversion for drugs possession offences
- This briefing outlines how policymakers can address the inconsistent coverage of community diversion
Children and young people’s voices on youth diversion and disparity
We spoke to children and young people about their experiences with the police, solicitors and youth justice services, and how they were perceived to have been influenced by their ethnic background.
A safe place and a safe time
This research looks at the provision of effective advocacy to Black and Minoritised victim-survivors of domestic abuse in contact with the criminal justice system.
Establishing pre-court interventions: a guide for police forces
In this evidence and practice briefing we outline what police forces should think about when developing a menu interventions. It includes best practice about working with partners, and advice for commissioning services and assuring the quality of the interventions being delivered.
Evaluation of the Westminster Specialist Domestic Abuse Court
This report presents an evaluation of the Westminster Specialist Domestic Abuse Court, identifying the key elements of the SDAC model through conducting qualitative interviews with stakeholders and victim-survivors.
"I didn't know who to turn to"
This report seeks to inform the development of appropriate advice and support services through qualitative research with people in low level contact with the justice system who have sought help for social welfare needs.